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Sarah Burkhardt

Advisor, Thrive Hubs

LocationHardin Residence Hall Seminar Wing, Room 172D


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Alma Mater

Susquehanna University (undergraduate); Western Carolina University (graduate)


BA in Communications and Sociology; M.Ed. in College Student Personnel

What I enjoy most about working with students:

Conversations about what they are learning, and what leads them to make decisions, adjust plans, and take on new roles.

My hometown:

Hoffman Estates, IL

First job out of college:

Assistant Track & Field Coach at Connecticut College

Lowest grade I got as an undergrad:

I don’t remember for sure, but I think it was a B- in American Political Thought. It was a 300-level political science course that I took in the fall of my sophomore year to fulfill an honors program requirement. I was proud of my final grade because the professor was famously tough, and I did the best I could.

If I didn’t work for Advising I would:

Consider building my own home.

Bucket list item

Visit the Outer Banks.